Pt. I. Vertebrate, crustacean, and a portion of the radiate animals, by Jonathan Couch -- pt. II. The testaceous mollusks, by Jonathan Couch -- pt. III. The zoophytes and calcareous corallines, by Richard Q. Couch
SCNHRB copy (39088013488457) has armorial bookplate of W.H. Mullens
SCNHRB copy inscribed in pencil on verso of t.p.'s: Chas. W. Richmond. Stamped on front cover and t.p. of pt. 1: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Richmond Collection [ms. acc. no.] 265672
SCNHRB copy bound in recent dark brown goatskin and red cloth boards, title in gilt on spine, marbled endpapers, original blue printed paper wrappers (except for pt. 3) bound-in
no TOC. various plates: tight gutters, cropping has occurred.